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Creaform reinforces Pipeline Integrity Assessment with NDT 3D Technology

By Mathieu Magnan, Business Development Manager NDT | Friday, December 21, 2018

Machines are not just a part of the businesses today, but they add more values in different streams of a business. Technology providers intend to offer updated technologies like 3D measurement technologies to enable organizations to measure or scan an object in a 3D format. Creaform, a pioneer in this field, develops, manufactures, and markets high-end portable 3D measurement and analysis technologies such as 3D scanning, reverse engineering, quality control, non-destructive testing, product development, and numerical simulation (FEA/CFD) for businesses. The company caters to enterprises that are in search for excellent solutions to automate 3D measurements to improve their productivity and efficiency. With this great mission, Creaform helps the manufacturing companies to seamlessly create, simulate, verify, and operate 3D scanning, considerably enhancing their profitability index.

Creaform, as an industry leader, provides quality inspectors with solutions that require minimal training and can automatically and efficiently report defects in accordance with the code. Through the NDT (non-destructive testing) 3D technology solutions, the company offers one of the safest NDT solutions for the pipeline integrity assessment. Pipecheck is a delivers high- performance, highly accurate evaluations to users so that pipe defects (internal and external) such as corrosion and mechanical damage can be detected and characterized quickly. “One of the key benefits of using   Pipecheck™ is that you don’t only get measurements of defects, you get code compliant burst pressure calculations from which safe decisions can be made,” says Mathieu Magnan, Business Development Manager of Creaform.

Creaform has shown consistent business growth and higher market share since its emergence in the market. One of the main reasons for the continued growth is the company’s expertise and the passionate commitment of the employees. To uphold Creaform’s success, Mr. Daniel Rivard is appointed as the vice president. It was a drastic change for him from the medical and pharmaceutical industry, but he strives to contribute his managerial experiences. Before joining Creaform, Rivard has led organizations at different positions such as General Manager of Steris, technical service manager of GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals, and vice president of Operations and Development for TSO3 and Orthofab.

"One of the key benefits of using   Pipecheck™ is that you don’t only get measurements of defects, you get code compliant burst pressure calculations from which safe decisions can be made"

Creaform is headquartered at Lévis, Québec, and also owns innovation centers in Lévis and Grenoble France. The organization is now trying to expand their business across the world and currently has direct sales operations in the U.S., Mexico, Canada, Korea, Brazil, France, China, Germany, Italy, Spain, Japan, Thailand, and Singapore.

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